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1. Posted by rjn87 (Budding Member 13 posts) 9y

Hi,

Myself and a friend are planning to go around some of Europe for a month in Summer 07.

The places we'd like to visit are Norway, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, and maybe Austria staying for 2-3 nights in each place we stop off at.

I know many of these countries are expensive...so how much do you suggest taking with us?

And what would be the best way to travel around the countries? Car? interrail, buying train tickets as and when?

ALso, due to accommodation being so expensive, we thought we could do quite a bit of camping, especially in Scandanavia (camping wild for free is legal) and Germany.

And advice would be great.

Thanks in advance

2. Posted by aharrold45 (Travel Guru 1281 posts) 9y

I reckon 60 Euro per person a day would do if you want to see anything out of the capital city, but in places like Norway which are amongst the most expensive places in the world you may have to be satisfied by not seeing as much as in other cheaper places if you only went with 60Euro a day per person. That figure isn't including the car hire as I have no idea about that costand doesn't include your flights, so it is just for general living expenses, small - medium distance public transport travel and seeing the most important of the tourist attractions.

[ Edit: Edited on Mar 2, 2007, at 1:59 PM by aharrold45 ]

3. Posted by pfeiffer (Full Member 211 posts) 9y

Quoting rjn87

Myself and a friend
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Also, due to accommodation being so expensive, we thought we could do quite a bit of camping, especially in Scandinavia (camping wild for free is legal) and Germany.
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And advice would be great.

Any advice? (Was it all for naught that we learned "A friend and I...") :(

Camping in Germany won't be as inexpensive as in Scandinavia, but still cheaper than a Pension. Whether you camp or not is a decision that depends on which mode of transit you decide on and where you plan to travel (city/country).

Best of luck with your planning,

Kevin
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Kevin Pfeiffer